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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 18, 2012

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 18, 2012

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  • 1
    • No Lie

      2 Chainz Featuring Drake
    • 2
    • 1
    • 14
      • 2
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

T.Epps, A.Graham, M.L.Williams, M.Middlebrooks

Producer(s):

Mike WiLL Made-It

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Real University/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 2
    • Lemme See

      Usher Featuring Rick Ross
    • 3
    • 2
    • 15
      • 3
      • 2
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

J.G.Scheffer, D.Morris, N.Marzouca, U.Raymond IV, E.Bellinger, L.Knighten, W.L.Roberts II

Producer(s):

Jim Jonsin, Mr. Morris

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Mercy

      Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
    • 1
    • 1
    • 18
      • 1
      • 1
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

Ye, S.Taft, S.M.Anderson, T.L.Thornton, T.Epps, J.Thomas, D.Beagle, W. Riley, R.Williams, A.C.Khan, M.G.Dean, M.Y.Jones

Producer(s):

Lifted

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 4
    • Bag Of Money

      Wale Featuring Rick Ross, Meek Mill & T-Pain
    • 5
    • 4
    • 20
      • 5
      • 4
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

O.V.Akintimehin, R.R.Williams, W.L.Roberts II, T-Pain, S.Cooke

Producer(s):

Beat Billionaire

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maybach/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Heart Attack

      Trey Songz
    • 7
    • 3
    • 20
      • 7
      • 3
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

B.J.Levin, Rico Love, T.A.Neverson

Producer(s):

benny blanco, Rico Love

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 6
    • Nobody's Perfect

      J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott
    • 6
    • 3
    • 28
      • 6
      • 3
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

J.Cole, C.Mayfield

Producer(s):

J.L.Cole

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc Nation/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Climax

      Usher
    • 4
    • 1
    • 25
      • 4
      • 1
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

U.Raymond IV, T.W.Pentz, A.Rechtshaid, J.Najera, S.Fenton

Producer(s):

Diplo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

  • 8
    • Amen

      Meek Mill Featuring Drake
    • 10
    • 8
    • 11
      • 10
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.R.Williams, J.P.Felton, A.Graham, D.M.Weir II, L.Abrams, M.H.McDonald

Producer(s):

KeY Wane, Jahlil Beats

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maybach/Warner Bros.

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • 2 Reasons

      Trey Songz Featuring T.I.
    • 8
    • 8
    • 9
      • 8
      • 8
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Neverson, T.Taylor, N.McDowell, C.J.Harris, Jr., M.Timothee, K.Stewart

Producer(s):

T.Taylor, Bridge

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • Take It To The Head

      DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne
    • 9
    • 6
    • 20
      • 9
      • 6
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Khaled, K.Cossom, W.L.Roberts II, C.M.Brown, D.M.Carter, Jr., A.Harr, J.Jackson, A.Davidson, S.Davidson

Producer(s):

The Runners, DJ Khaled

Imprint/Promotion Label:

We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Adorn

      Miguel
    • 19
    • 11
    • 14
      • 19
      • 11
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Pimentel

Producer(s):

Miguel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

ByStorm/Black Ice/RCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 12
    • Tonight (Best You Ever Had)

      John Legend Featuring Ludacris
    • 15
    • 12
    • 27
      • 15
      • 12
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

John Legend, M.J.Pimentel, A.Arthur, C.Reilly, K.Justice, C.B.Bridges

Producer(s):

Phatboiz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 13
    • Enough Of No Love

      Keyshia Cole Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 14
    • 13
    • 5
      • 14
      • 13
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

H.D.Samuels, S.Fenton, K.M.Cole, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

H-Money

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Cashin' Out

      Ca$h Out
    • 11
    • 2
    • 29
      • 11
      • 2
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

J.M.H.Gibson

Producer(s):

DJ Spinz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bases Loaded/Epic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 15
    • Touch'N You

      Rick Ross Featuring Usher
    • 17
    • 15
    • 13
      • 17
      • 15
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Rico Love, P.Medaor, W.L.Roberts II

Producer(s):

Rico Love, P.Medor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Till I Die

      Chris Brown Featuring Big Sean & Wiz Khalifa
    • 12
    • 12
    • 17
      • 12
      • 12
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

C.M.Brown, F.N.Hills, M.Araica, S.M.Anderson, C.J.Thomaz

Producer(s):

Danja

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Turn On The Lights

      Future
    • 29
    • 17
    • 6
      • 29
      • 17
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

N.D.Wilburn, M.L.Williams, M.Middlebrooks

Producer(s):

Mike WiLL Made-It

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A-1/Freebandz/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 18
    • Work Hard, Play Hard

      Wiz Khalifa
    • 13
    • 13
    • 16
      • 13
      • 13
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Thomaz, B.J.Levin, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen

Producer(s):

StarGate, benny blanco

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rostrum/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 19
    • Feelin' Single

      R. Kelly
    • 20
    • 19
    • 11
      • 20
      • 19
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly, D.Mays, S.Scarborough, W.Withers, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Kelly, Big Mackk

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

  • 20
    • My Homies Still

      Lil Wayne Featuring Big Sean
    • 22
    • 20
    • 10
      • 22
      • 20
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.M.Carter, Jr., S.M.Anderson, N.Warwar, R.Diaz, M.Aiello, A.Brown, T.Kelsie, G.Gray

Producer(s):

STREETRUNNER, R.Diaz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 21
    • Crew Love

      Drake Featuring The Weeknd
    • 16
    • 9
    • 37
      • 16
      • 9
      • 37
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, N.J.Shebib, A.Palman, A.Tesfaye, Ilangelo

Producer(s):

Illangelo, The Weeknd, 40

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 22
    • Love On Top

      Beyonce
    • 18
    • 1
    • 49
      • 18
      • 1
      • 49
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Songwriter(s):

B.G.Knowles Carter, T.Y.Nash, R.S.Taylor

Producer(s):

B.Knowles Carter, R.S.Taylor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Parkwood/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 23
    • Put It Down

      Brandy Featuring Chris Brown
    • 30
    • 23
    • 10
      • 30
      • 23
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

S.L.Crawford, Sean Garrett, D.A.Abernathy, Jr., C.M.Brown

Producer(s):

Mr. Bangledesh, Sean Garrett

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chameleon/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Dance For You

      Beyonce
    • 36
    • 24
    • 20
      • 36
      • 24
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

T.Y.Nash, C.A.Stewart, B.G.Knowles Carter

Producer(s):

B.Knowles Carter, T.Y.Nash, Tricky

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Parkwood/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 25
    • Leave You Alone

      Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo
    • 26
    • 3
    • 25
      • 26
      • 3
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

J.W.Jenkins, W.Griffin III, S.C.Smith, L.Liston-Smith

Producer(s):

Warren G

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CTE/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 26
    • Pray For Me

      Anthony Hamilton
    • 24
    • 23
    • 22
      • 24
      • 23
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

A.Hamilton, Babyface, A.L.Dixon, JQue

Producer(s):

Babyface, A.Dixon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mister's Music/RCA

  • 27
    • Another Round

      Fat Joe Featuring Chris Brown
    • 25
    • 5
    • 38
      • 25
      • 5
      • 38
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Austin, J.A.Cartegena, C.M.Brown, J.Irby, K.Joseph, A.C.Lyons, J.Perry, B.Pickens, M.A.Valenzano

Producer(s):

Young Ladd, Cool & Dre

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Terror Squad

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Snap Backs & Tattoos

      Driicky Graham
    • 23
    • 23
    • 18
      • 23
      • 23
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

L.Cooper, N.Graham, C.Ward, A.Redman

Producer(s):

HITMAKA, Arch The Boss

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Nu World Era/eOne

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 29
    • Refill

      Elle Varner
    • 21
    • 10
    • 24
      • 21
      • 10
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

E.Varner, A.Wansel, D.Camper. Jr.

Producer(s):

Pop Wansel, D.Camper, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/RCA

  • 30
    • UP!

      LoveRance Featuring IamSu & Skipper or 50 Cent
    • 28
    • 3
    • 48
      • 28
      • 3
      • 48
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Songwriter(s):

R.Oliver, S.A.Williams, P.Cox

Producer(s):

R.Oliver, IamSU!

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Studd Life/Interscope

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 31
    • I Don't Like

      Chief Keef Featuring Lil Reese
    • 37
    • 31
    • 12
      • 37
      • 31
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

K.Cozart, T.Taylor, T.Pittman

Producer(s):

Young Chop

Imprint/Promotion Label:

God Is Good/Glory Boyz/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 32
    • Pop That

      French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne
    • 34
    • 32
    • 8
      • 34
      • 32
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

K.Kharbouch, W.L.Roberts II, A.Graham, D.M.Carter, Jr., A.L.Norris, L.R.Campbell, H.W.Casey, R.Finch

Producer(s):

LEE ON THE BEATS

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Coke Boys/Bad Boy/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 33
    • All Tied Up

      Robin Thicke
    • 27
    • 27
    • 17
      • 27
      • 27
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thicke, L.Cox II, R.L.Daniels

Producer(s):

Thicke, Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Geffen/Interscope

  • 34
    • Sweet Love

      Chris Brown
    • 33
    • 25
    • 19
      • 33
      • 25
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

C.M.Brown, J.Jones, J.L.Perry, G.G.Curtis Sr., C.Marks, T.Doyle Jr.

Producer(s):

Polow Da Don, J.L.Perry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 35